dukedoms

'duke·dom || 'duːkdəm /'djuː n. lands owned by a duke

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dukedoms in Portugal — There are a total of five royal and seven non royal dukes in Portugal, out of 28 dukedoms that have ever been created. In the majority of cases, the title of duke was attributed to members of the high nobility, usually relatives of the Portuguese …   Wikipedia

  • Dukedoms of the British Isles by reign — This page lists extant dukedoms in the Peerages of the British Isles, listed by the monarch who created them see also List of dukedoms in the peerages of the British Isles. Contents 1 Peerage of England 1.1 Heir to the throne (special case) …   Wikipedia

  • Dukedoms of Spain — This is a list of dukedoms in Spain. All hold the court rank of grandee, i.e. grandee of the realm, which has precedence over all other feudatories.[citation needed] Very often a single inheritance includes a whole list of ducal and other titles …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Dukedoms in the United Kingdom — A Royal Duke is a duke who is a member of the British Royal Family, entitled to the style of His Royal Highness . The current Royal Dukedoms are, in order of precedence: *Edinburgh, held by The Prince Philip *Cornwall (England) and Rothesay… …   Wikipedia

  • List of dukedoms in Portugal — There is a total of 28 dukedoms in Portugal. In the majority of cases, the title of Duke was attributed to members of high nobility, usually relatives of the Portuguese Royal Family, such as the second sons of monarchs.There are exceptions, like… …   Wikipedia

  • List of dukedoms in the peerages of the British Isles — This page lists all dukedoms, extant, extinct, dormant, abeyant, or forfeit, in the peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United Kingdom. See also list of Marquessates, list of Earldoms, list of viscountcies, and list of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of French dukedoms — This is an incomplete list of ducal titles created by the monarchs of France. See also French nobility and List of French peerages.ources* http://www.heraldica.org/topics/france …   Wikipedia

  • List of dukedoms in Spain — There were many Dukes in Spain.painNo duchies are true politically important principalities, but many domanial or purely titular ones.All hold the court rank of Grande , i.e. Grandee of the realm, which has precedence over all other… …   Wikipedia

  • Duke — For other uses, see Duke (disambiguation) and Duchess (disambiguation). Royal and noble ranks Emperor Empress King Queen …   Wikipedia

  • Dukes of Bivona — The Sicilian title duke of Bivona stems from the middle 16th century. Bivona is in Sicily, which had been conquered by Peter III of Aragon in 1282. It was given to people related to the powerful medieval Aragonese family of Luna.[disambiguation… …   Wikipedia

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